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THE STORY-TELLER




THE STORY-TELLER
A Session with
CHARLES LAUGHTON

Capitol TBO-1650 (mono Lp)
Recorded ca. 1955
Digital transfer by F. Reeder
[Improved transfer - 11/16]


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THE STORY-TELLER
A Session with
CHARLES LAUGHTON

1. INTRODUCTION TO ACT I, Including THE GOLDSTEINS and MARGARET O'BRIEN STORIES
2. POETRY: THE RABBIT - THE HORSE
3. From THE DHARMA BUMS by Jack Kerouac
4. CHARTRES CATHEDRAL STORY
5. PSALM 104
6. From JULIUS CAESAR by Shakespeare
7. INTRODUCTION TO ACT II Including THE GREEN ELEPHANTS and MOON SPACE-SUIT STORIES
8. Shaw's APHORISMS
9. From MAJOR BARBARA by George Bernard Shaw
10. From THE PHAEDRUS by Plato (Translated by Christopher Isherwood)
11. THE FIERY FURNACE
12. CARL MILLES LETTER
13. WACULLA SPRINGS STORY

Capitol TBO-1650 (mono Lp)
Recorded ca. 1955

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Reviewer: Eliezer Pennywhistler - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 25, 2016
Subject: Hit and a miss.
1) This is about the greatest, most moving, most meaningful spoken-word album in history.

2) The sound is rather thin.

3) I do not understand why there is a very short silence between cut 1 and 2. It pulls your head out of the continuity ... which was carefully designed in the original.

4. The original liner notes would have been useful, as they are comprehensive and graceful. I have no idea how one would post it here.
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